Sedalia Police Crime Reports: Afternoon of August 15, 2013
The following Sedalia Police crime reports are from the afternoon of Aug. 15, 2013.
Sedalia suspect arrested Thursday morning on drug charges
At 12:33 this morning, Sedalia police responded to a residence in the 1400 block of South Moniteau on a warrant check. Upon arrival, officers located the suspect identified as 33-year-old Casey Whitson of Sedalia. Following confirmation of the active Pettis County warrant for felony possession of a controlled substance, Whitson was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. A subsequent search of Whitson also revealed he was in possession of drug paraphernalia. At the time of the police report, Whitson was in the Pettis county jail pending a $50,000 bond.
Driver arrested for driving while revoked and ID theft Wednesday night
Around 7:40 Wednesday night, Sedalia police stopped a vehicle in the area of Pettis and Missouri Avenue for failing to signal a turn. Upon contact with the driver, he reportedly gave officers false information and was found to be revoked. Arrested at the scene was 36-year-old Juan Flores. Flores was taken to the Pettis County Jail and placed on 24-hour hold pending charges of driving while revoked and identification theft.
Sedalia man arrested at Walmart for stealing Wednesday evening
According to a Sedalia police report, officers responded to the Walmart store just before 5:30 Wednesday evening on a report of a man whom had attempted to leave the store with $507.30 worth of merchandise without paying for the items. Donald Gibbs, 35 was arrested and transported to the Pettis County jail pending formal charges of stealing.
Rural Sedalia man arrested at Municipal Court on an active Pettis County warrant
Just after 10:00 Wednesday morning, a police officer at the Municipal Court recognized a suspect with an active Pettis County warrant. The officer arrested 36-year-old Ryan Clark of Rural Sedalia and took him to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held pending a $250 bond on the warrant.
Trespass suspect arrested after returning to a residence on West 10th while intoxicated
According to a Sedalia police report, a woman in the 3200 block of West 10th reported a person was trespassing on her property at 7:15 this morning. The victim told officers she had advised the suspect not to return to the residence at 4:00 that morning, but he was back knocking on her back door. Officers arrested 52-year-old Mitchell McKee of Sedalia and transported him to the Pettis County Jail where he was being held pending sobriety, plus a $283 bond on a trespassing charge.
Theft from a storage unit on Ruth Ann Drive reported Wednesday morning
At 8:00 Wednesday morning a woman in the 800 block of Ruth Ann Drive reported thefts from a storage unit. The victim said locks were cut off of several units, but items were missing from only one of them. The victim said approximately $2000 in collectables were taken from the unit. There were no suspects in that case.